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Alchemiae Gebri Arabis philosophi solertissimi libri, cum reliquis, ut versa pagella indicabit


Published 1545
Topics Alchemy
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Edited by Chrysogonus Polydorus

Colophon: Excvsvm Bernae Helueticae per Mathiam Apiarium, Sumptu & expensis Honesti uiri, Ioannis Petrei, Norinbergensis Typographi. Anno M. D. XLV. Mense Augusti

Architectural woodcut border on t.p. Initials. Nine cuts appear in the 4th pt. of book 1, and 7 in book 4, "De fornacibus construendis." Of those that appear in the 4th pt. of book 1, five reappear in book 4, one of them twice

Device of Matthias Apiarius (Biener) appears on last p. See P. Heitz, Basler Büchermarken, 123 (there assigned to Samuel Apiarius)

Gebri, De inuestigatione perfectionis metallo[rum] -- Summae perfectionis metallorum, siue perfecti magisterij -- Eiusdem De inuentione ueritatis seu perfectionis metallorum -- De fornacibus construendis -- Speculum alchemiae, doctissimi uiri Rogerij Bachonis -- Correctorium Alchemiae doctissimi uiri Richardi Anglici -- Rosarius minor, de alchemia, incerti authoris -- Liber secretorum alchemiae Calidis, filij Jazichi Iudaei -- Tabula smaragdina de alchemia, Hermetis Trismegisti -- Hortulani philosophi, Super Tabulam smaragdinam Hermetis, commentarius

Binding: old (but not original) calf over pasteboard. Spine tooled in gold, with title on black label: ALCHEMIA / GEBRI / ARABIS_[symbol]. Edges sprinkled red. Centered on front pastedown is circular bookplate of Oskar Göschen, dated 1865. There are numerous annotations throughout, in at least 3 hands, and in brown ink, black ink, and black and red pencil. Shield incorporated in border of t.p. has crescent and 6-pointed star in black ink. Immediately below date on t.p. is inscribed: Amicus orbi / summe!

Library's copy bound with: De alchemia dialogi II. Nuremberg : Johan Petreius, 1548 -- Raimundi Lullii Maioricani De alchimia opuscula / Ramon Llull. Nuremberg : Johan Petreius, 1546


Publisher [Bern] : Ioañ. Petreius Nurembergeñ. denuo Bernae excudi faciebat
Year 1545
Pages 334
Language Latin
Call number 112577
Digitizing sponsor Getty Research Institute
Book contributor Getty Research Institute
Collection gettyalchemy; getty; americana
Notes No table of contents. Foxing. Narrow margins. Gutter included to avoid cropping text. Various marginalia.

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